Hope everyone is enjoying the nice weather so far, we are about 2 weeks away from a small vacation I am very much looking forward to – camping in the mountains.
Speaking of mountains, housing in Vancouver has recently hit record highs and almost 20% of residents are seriously considering leaving the city in search of a better life. I love visiting Vancouver but would never live there because it’s just too expensive.
With the average cost of a cell phone package up 8% this year, a new study shows that consumers are getting the most bang for their buck with high-volume data packages.
New data has shown that Chinese buyers were the biggest foreign purchasers of homes in the United States – which is something Canadians used to be.
Would you vote for Donald Trump for president? The Donald has announced he plans to run for president, and his campaign is bound to be controversial. It’s rumoured he hired actors to cheer him on while making his initial speech.
With any consumer rewards program comes a cost – and it’s usually hidden. Companies use the spending data of consumers to create advertisements designed to entice them to spend even more. Robb Engen looks at the steep cost of consumer loyalty.
Sean Cooper writes that a dive in the Canadian dollar has made holiday travel more expensive than it used to be for Canadians.
Over at Canadian Budget Binder, read about the debate whether parenting is easier when you are considered rich.
Barry describes one way to avoid roaming charges when travelling – by using the data packages offered by a company called KnowRoaming.